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News & Announcements

Take Our Library Survey through March 31
The Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library are conducting a survey for cardholders. Participants will automatically be entered in a prize drawing!
Interactive Train Show Ends February 27
Work the controls and move the trains along the tracks! View through our Quiet Room windows. Controls are sanitized after every use. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - call 973-226-8636 to reserve a half-hour time slot. Only one family per time slot permitted. Thank you to the Friends for hosting this event!
Virtual Guided Meditation
Thursday, February 25, at 7 pm: Guided meditation class with Amy Rutledge on Zoom. RSVP required.
Online Grief Support Meeting March 2
Our grief support group, The Next Chapter, will hold a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, March 2, at 7 pm.
Anime Drawing Class March 26
Learn how to draw an anime version of yourself during a Zoom class led by former Simpsons artist Carlos Nietto on Friday, March 26, at 7 pm. For Roseland residents in grades 6-12.
Updated Library Schedule
Library is open Monday-Thursday 9 am-8 pm, Fridays 9 am-5 pm, and Saturdays 10 am-3 pm. Masks are required for entry. Curbside pickup available upon request, call 973-226-8636.
Winter Wellness Classes
Mondays through March 1: Iyengar Yoga at 7 pm, Tuesdays through March 2: Sit, Stand & Be Fit at 7 pm; Wednesdays through March 3: Chair Yoga at 2 pm. All classes are conducted on Zoom. Find registration and other details on our Adult or Wellness tabs.
Teen Advisory Group Meeting March 12
Roseland teens in grades 6-12, join our Teen Advisory Group meeting on Friday, March 12, 6:30-8:30 pm. Registration link provided.
Winter T'ai Chi Chih
The winter session of T'ai Chi Chih with accredited instructor Lee Bergman will run on Tuesdays through March 16 at 11 am on Zoom. Cost is $5 per class. Check our Adult or Wellness tabs for registration details. Special accommodations available for beginning students.
Brainfuse Now Available
The online tutoring service Brainfuse offers real-time online assistance with homework questions, standardized test preparations, resume/career advice, and more!
New Library Health & Wellness Website
Check out the library's new health and wellness website for some inspiration, recipes, fitness information, and other wellness topics.
Self Check Out Is Here
Were excited to announce that we now have a self-checkout station. Its easy to use, and staff are available to help you if needed. Try it out today!
Limited Work and Study Spaces Now Open
There is now limited seating available for working or studying at the library. We are still not allowing tutoring at this time, but individuals may work at designated tables. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. There is a one-hour time limit on computer use, but no time limit on study tables.
REOPENING: Phase 2 Underway
In addition to our curbside and homebound delivery services, we are permitting a maximum of 25 people inside the library at once. Patrons may use our computers and browse our collections, but no gathering in groups. No more than 4 people in the computer room at once, and computer use will be limited to 1 hour. All patrons must wear masks, with nose and mouth completely covered. Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Please maintain appropriate social distance (at least 6 feet) from other patrons and staff.
Curbside Pickup Service
Curbside Pickup is available! To arrange, call 973-226-8636 or visit www.bccls.org. Let us know once you arrive at the library, and we will deliver your materials to your car.
Vox Books Are Here
We are excited to offer "talking" Vox Books to our young patrons! Learn more about these great children's books here!
Electronic Resources
Your library card is still your ticket to many places by giving you access to our electronic resources. Click on the Technology tab and look through the E-Resources menu on this home page.
Homebound Delivery Service
Stuck at home with an injury or other situation that makes getting to the library impossible? Try our Homebound Delivery Service! Call the library at 973-226-8636 and arrange to have your items delivered to your home! PLEASE NOTE: THIS SERVICE IS FOR ROSELAND FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY PATRONS WHO ARE ROSELAND RESIDENTS ONLY.
Pay Your Fines Online
Roseland Free Public Library patrons can now pay any library fines online! Just go to www.bccls.org > My Account > Fines & Fees
Make the Most of HOOPLA
HOOPLA is back for our patrons! Go to www.hoopladigital.com and enter your library card information to download free music, movies, television programs, audiobooks, and ebooks with no late fees. Please note: each patron is entitled to any EIGHT downloads per month.
Leveled Reading List Books Available
Noecker Kids & Parents: We now have a list of books available at the library for the leveled reading system used at Noecker Elementary School. All you have to do is inquire at the Circulation Desk, and you can see a list of books at your child's current level that we have available.
Mobile Hotspots Available
Mobile Hotspots are now available for our patrons who are Roseland residents! Available to patrons 18 or older with a valid driver's license and valid Roseland Free Public Library card. Each hotspot provides internet access for up to 10 devices. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, and the loan period is 14 days. There will be a $5 per day late fee and $100 replacement fee if lost.

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Libby / Overdrive

Access to ebooks & audiobooks. Borrow up to 5 titles at a time. You can download the Libby app or visit online. Compatible with most eReaders, including Kindle.

Hoopla

Access to books, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, music. Borrow up to 15 titles per month. Download the app or access online.

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